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France wins Men’s Relay, USA gets 2nd

France surprised everyone defeating the heavily favored USA team with a time of 3:11:18.

2013 FINA World Championships: Women’s 4x100m Relay: USA gets photo finish win

American swimmers Missy Franklin, Natalie Coughlin, Shannon Vreeland, and Megan Romano narrowly beat out the Australian team finishing with new American record time of 3:32.31.

2013 Diamond League: London: Men’s 4x100m Relay: Bolt leads JAM to victory

Racing anchor, Usain Bolt took the JAM team to the finish with a time of 37.74, setting a new meet record.

2013 Orienteering World Championship: Women’s Relay: wins

Heidi Bagstevold, Mari Fasting and Anne Margrethe Nordberg break the field and win Norway’s fifth world title (1968, 1987, 1999, 2009, 2013) by one minute and 14 seconds.

2013 Orienteering World Championship: Men’s Relay: Russia wins

Alexei Bortnik, Valentin Novikov and with a great anchor leg by Dmitriy Tsvetkov helps Team Russia pick up their fourth world title (2006, 2007, 2011, 2013), by 50 seconds.

2013 Orienteering World Championships: Relay Men & Women

Orienteering, the sport requiring navigational skills using a maps and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and unfamiliar terrain, makes it’s way to the United States and to Universal Sports. Orienteers will race against the clock and themselves in a series of short, distance and relay events testing their map and compass skills over three days from the 8th of July until the 13th of July.

2013 Speed Skating Short Track World Championships: Men’s 5000m Relay: Team CAN wins after KOR penalty

During the 5000m relay of 2013 Speed Skating Short Track World Championships, Team CAN was given the win after a Korean skater bumped into a Canadian in the 9th lap, nearly causing catastrophe. CAN finished with a time of 6:51.37.

2013 Speed Skating Short Track World Championships: Women’s 3000m Relay: Team China wins in controversial finish

Team China won the race after a skater collided with one of team Korea, sending them to the ground with only 3 laps left to go. Chinese team member Wang Meng won the overall WC.

2013 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships: Day #3: L&M 1000m, L&M 3000m Relay, M 5000m Relay

Short track speed skating is one of the most dynamic sports of our age, where the point is overtaking other skaters by competing against each other.

2013 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships: Day #2: L&M 500m, M 5000m Relay

Short track speed skating is one of the most dynamic sports of our age, where the point is overtaking other skaters by competing against each other.

2013 ISU World Short Track Speed Skating Championships: Day #1: L&M 1500m, L 3000m Relay

The skaters compete on a 111.12-meter oval track on a standard size ice rink (30m x 60m), with 8-m radius circles in the curves.

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Cross Country: Men’s 4×10 relay: Team Norway interview

Team Norway takes about how it feels to defend their title at this years world championships.

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Cross Country: Men’s 4×10 relay: Norway defends title

Skiers Asle Tord Gjerdalen, Eldar Roenning, Sjur Roethe, and Petter Northug, represented Team Norway in the 2013 Nordic World Ski Championships in Val de Fiemme. They finished with a total time of 1:41:37.2, with the best time coming from skier Sjur Roethe. Noway has won the event every year since 2001.

2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championship: Val di Fiemme: Cross Country: Men Relay 4×10 km C+F

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships have been held in various numbers and types of events since 1925 for men and since 1954 for women.

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Cross Country: Women’s 4×5 relay: Norway wins

Heidi Weng started the charge, but then Therese Johaug lost it to Kowalczyk (POL). Kristin Stoermer Steria took it back and Marit Bjoergen held on for the win, Team USA finished fourth.

2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championship: Val di Fiemme: Cross Country: Ladies Relay 4x5km C+F

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships have been held in various numbers and types of events since 1925 for men and since 1954 for women.

2013 Speed Skating short track World Cup: Sochi: RUS wins Men’s 5000m Relay

Just when it seemed like the Russians were done for, they managed to rally back in the lap to earn a close victory over the Netherlands team. Russia finished with a final time of 6:53.585.

2013 Speed Skating short track World Cup: Sochi: Team USA wins B Final in 3000m Relay

The women of Team USA finished with a time of 4:17.828, narrowly beating Japan by .162 seconds.

RSA wins men’s 400 relay in Paralympics

The RSA, lead by Oscar Pistorius, defeated the champion USA team and set a new world record – with a time of 41.78

2012 Diamond League Zurich: USA wins Men’s 4x100m relay

In a non-Diamond League race, Darvis Patton, Wallace Spearmon, Tyson Gay and Ryan Bailey (USA) defeated the Jamaican team — minus Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt — by .17 seconds.

Felix delight as U.S. scorch to relay gold

Francena McCorory (USA), left, takes the hand off from Allyson Felix (USA) in the women’s 4x400m relay final during the 2012 London Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Allyson Felix claimed her third gold medal of the Games as the United States outclassed their […]

More Bolt gold as Jamaica smash relay record

Usain Bolt (JAM), Yohan Blake (JAM), Michael Frater (JAM) and Nesto Carter (JAM) pose with their new world record after winning the gold in the men’s 4x100m relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Alison Wildey LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Usain Bolt ended his London […]

U.S. women scorch to relay record

Carmelita Jeter (USA), Tianna Madison (USA) and Allyson Felix (USA) and Bianca Knight (USA) pose with their world record after winning the gold for the women’s 4x100m relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Matt Kryger-USA TODAY Sports) By Nick Mulvenney LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) – The United States smashed a […]

Phelps goes out a winner as U.S. wins relay

Michael Phelps (USA) competes in the men’s 4x100m medley relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Michael Phelps ended his incredible Olympic career on the perfect note on Saturday, winning his 18th gold medal for the United States in […]

U.S. women’s medley relay gold

AUSA swimmer Dana Vollmer (left), Rebecca Soni (center), and Missy Franklin (right) celebrate as they win the gold medal setting a new world record at 3:52.05 in the women’s 4x100m medley relay final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports) LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – American teenager Missy […]

Phelps now most decorated Olympian with relay gold

USA relay team members from left Michael Phelps, Conor Dwyer, Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens pose with their gold medals and American flags after winning the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay finals during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) By Julian Linden LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Four years after […]

2012 Track and Field Diamond League Monaco: USA Men’s Relay world leading time

In the men’s 4x100m, the American A squad, featuring Tyson Gay and Justin Gatlin, scored the win at 37.61 seconds despite some shaky hand-offs.

2012 Track and Field Diamond League Monaco: USA Women’s relay trouble

In the 4x100m, the B squad defeated the A squad — which featured Carmelita Jeter and Alyson Felix — due to troublesome hand-offs, which relegated them to a DQ.

U.S. work to end Jamaican relay dominance

Tyson Gay of the U.S. (front) fails to receive the baton from teammate Darvis Patton during their men’s 4 x 100m relay heat at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in this file photo taken August 21, 2008. U.S. sprinters are striving this week to find ways to end a long 4×100 meters relay jinx and […]

2012 Track and Field Junior Championships: American boys win 4×100 relay

For the third year in a row, Team USA gets the win, as Great Britain has trouble with their hand offs.

2012 Track and Field Junior Championships: American girls win 4×100 relay

For the sixth year in a row, Team USA gets the win, holding onto the lead for most of the race as Great Britain failed the final hand off.

Relay member Dunn withdraws from US team over drug test

Allyson Felix (R) is congratulated by Debbie Dunn after Felix won the Women’s 400 meter dash on day three of the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Hayward Field on June 25, 2011 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) By Gene Cherry July 13 (Reuters) – Former U.S. world indoor 400 […]

Rudisha set for Kenyan 400 meters relay team in London

Kenya’s David Rudisha celebrates winning the men’s 800m at the IAAF Diamond League athletics meet, in Doha in this May 11, 2012 file photo. David Rudisha will not try to steal Usain Bolt’s limelight at the London Olympics but the humble Kenyan 800 meters runner has the pedigree to light up the track in a […]

Road To London: USA Sweeps The Penn Relays

Team USA sweeps the world at the legendary Penn Relays, where nearly 115, 000 people came to see track & field’s biggest names compete.

2011 World Youth Championships: Record victory for U.S. in boys medley relay

July 10, 2011: The U.S. team pulls away from Japan and France to win the boys medley relay in a new record time at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Lille, France.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: US women win gold in 4×100 relay

Sept. 4, 2011: Bianca Knight, Allyson Felix, Marshevet Myers and Carmelita Jeter deliver the United States a gold medal in the women’s 4x100m relay.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: US women win gold in 4×400 relay

Sept. 3, 2011: Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix lead the United States in a dominant effort for gold in the women’s 4x400m relay final.

2011 Track & Field Worlds: Jamaica wins relay gold, US crashes out

Sept. 4, 2011: Usain Bolt helps Jamaica to gold and a world record time in the men’s 4x100m relay, while a collision at the final hand-off leaves the U.S. with a DNF.

2011 Duel in the Pool: U.S. men win medley relay

Dec. 16, 2011: Watch as the U.S. wins the 400m medley relay at the 2011 Duel in the Pool.

2014 New York City Marathon Preview

Meb Keflezighi and Tatyana McFadden (REUTERS/Mike Segar) By Seth Rubinroit Runners to watch at the 2014 New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 2: Meb Keflezighi Meb Keflezighi will be running his first marathon since April, when he became the first U.S. male runner to win the Boston Marathon in three decades. Keflezighi will be motivated after struggling […]

Justin Gatlin and Francena McCorory Named NACAC Athletes of the Year

Justin Gatlin (L) and Francena McCorory INDIANAPOLIS — Four American athletes were honored by the Caribbean Sports Journalists’ Association (CASJA) and the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) as the top track and field athletes in the region for 2014. Justin Gatlin and Francena McCorory were selected as the Senior Male and […]

Michael Phelps to Take Break from Swimming after Drunken Driving Arrest

Michael Phelps (Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports) Oct 5 (Reuters) – Famed U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps, who recently returned to top-level competition after a two-year retirement, said on Sunday he would take a break from swimming and undergo treatment after his arrest last week for drunken driving. Phelps, 29, who is the most decorated Olympian of […]

USA Roster for 2014 FINA Short Course World Championships

Ryan Lochte (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa De Olza) Watch the 2014 FINA Swimming World Championships (25m) on Universal Sports December 3-7 at 8 PM ET. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Eighteen Olympians, including individual gold medalists Tyler Clary (Riverside, Calif.), Natalie Coughlin (Vallejo, Calif.), Matt Grevers (Lake Forest, Ill.) and Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.), will lead […]

2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards Nominees

Michael Phelps (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – After claiming a combined 10 medals at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) and Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.) headline the nominees for the 2014 USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards, set for Monday, Nov. 24, at the New York Marriott Marquis. The nation’s […]

Katie Ledecky Named USA Swimming Athlete of the Year

Katie Ledecky (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – For the second consecutive year, Olympic gold medalist and world record-holder Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md.) was named the USA Swimming Athlete of the Year and claimed the Phillips 66 Performance Award for her record-breaking performance in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the Pan Pacific Championships. The awards […]

Highlights from the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup

The Americas team finished in second place at the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup with 390.0 points, behind Europe’s 447.5. Highlights from Marrakech, Morocco: Francena McCorory won the women’s 400m title, capping a tremendous 2014. McCorory crossed in 49.94 to take the crown, scoring a crucial eight points as Team Europe had taken a substantial lead halfway […]

Pistorius has not damaged Paralympic movement, says IPC

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SUZANNE PLUNKETT (Reuters) – Oscar Pistorius’s conviction for culpable homicide after shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp will not harm the profile of the Paralympic movement, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday. Double amputee Pistorius, an icon for the Paralympic movement and instrumental in its rise in popularity, was convicted on Friday […]

Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps Named USOC’s Athletes of the Month

Katie Ledecky (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout August earned swimmers Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Maryland) and Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Maryland) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. Women’s Eight Rowing Team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic Committee announced today. Ledecky became the first woman […]

Justin Gatlin Wins Sprint Double to Extend Undefeated Run

BRUSSELS, Sept 5 (Reuters) – American Justin Gatlin proved on Friday he is the speed king for 2014 with a sprint double victory at the Diamond League finals in Brussels to put him firmly on course to complete the year without defeat. Gatlin, unbeaten in 16 races coming into the finals in Brussels, set a […]

Sprint king Adrian unafraid of Phelps

Photo Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – As the reigning Olympic champion in the 100 meters freestyle, Nathan Adrian knows what it is like to hunt and be hunted in the water. Two years ago, at the London Olympics, the American was chasing Australia’s world champion James Magnussen for the gold medal in swimming’s blue-riband […]

Hardy retracing her roots after stormy few years

(Reuters) – After years of turbulence, Jessica Hardy has gone full circle, returning to the event that launched her rocky swimming career. Once the world’s premier female breaststroke swimmer, the American has set her sights on regaining her mantle after a choppy few years when everything seemed against her. Hardy qualified for the 2008 Beijing […]

Carl Lewis Named Full-Time Track & Field Coach at Houston

Carl Lewis at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic games (AFP/Getty Images) Legendary Track & Field star and ten-time Olympic medalist (nine gold; one silver) Carl Lewis will join the Houston Cougar Track & Field coaching staff as a full-time member for the upcoming 2014-15 season, head coach Leroy Burrell announced. Lewis, who served as a […]

Michael Phelps Wins First International Race Since Olympics

Michael Phelps at the Pan Pacific swimming championships (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) Aug 23 (Reuters) – It’s not often that Michael Phelps gets upstaged in the pool, especially when he wins. But that’s exactly what happened at the Pan Pacific championships on Saturday. Phelps won his first individual gold medal at an international meet in two […]

2014 Youth Olympics: Russia wins 4×100 Medley

In the Men’s 4×100 Medley Relay, Evgeny Rylov, Anton Chupkov, Aleksandr and Filipp Shopin get the win for Russia. Beating Germany by 1.29 seconds with a time of 3:38.02. Note, Team USA drop out of the race.

 
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